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Trump gets Pfizer to delay latest drug price hikes until year end

Enlarge / Prescription Drugs behind the counter at Boots the chemist in London, England, United Kingdom. (photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images) (credit: Getty | Mike Kemp) Pfizer has agreed to roll back a round of price increases … Continue reading

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Proposed Illinois Tax Hikes are a Regional Outlier

Proponents of a higher graduated-rate income tax in Illinois have urged looking to neighboring states for ideas. This isn’t a bad idea. Just what are Illinois’ neighbors doing on taxes? They’re taxing less, for starters. In Illinois, state and local … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Hikes Gratuities, Again

Shortly after the new year, Royal Caribbean will again increase the automatic gratuities which it charges its passengers. Royal Caribbean will hike the automatic gratuities which it adds onto its guests' accounts (by more than 7%) to $14.50 per person, … Continue reading

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UC students protest tuition hikes

UC students protest tuition hikes Students at the University of California Berkeley campus in the United States have staged a massive protest against 8% tuition hikes, while police used pepper spray to disperse the protesters. Read more on Press TV

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S. Cotabato hikes real property collection target by 27% (Sun Star)

KORONADAL CITY — The Bureau of Local Government Finance has increased the real property collection target of South Cotabato for this year to P160 million as a result of the general revision of the assessed value of real properties in … Continue reading

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